Due to customer feedback, the Hopper Service replaces the advertised regular Original/Beachfront Tour. The Beachfront tour is pre-book only and runs at 4:30pm on three dates over the Summer*

Get on the 17-seater BoRo Beach Bike and enjoy a truely unique experience to take you along Ryde's beautiful seafront with our 'hopper' service from the Pier to Ryde's glorious sandy beaches.

Approximate departure times and pick-up points are:

  • Ryde Pier (wet end): 10:45am
  • Superbowl (Eastern Gardens): 11am
  • Appley Beach (Three Bhoys restaurant): 11:15am
  • Puckpool Park: 11:45am
  • Appley Beach (Three Bhoys restaurant): 12:10pm
  • Ryde Pier (wet end): 12:45pm
  • Superbowl (Eastern Gardens): 1pm
  • Appley Beach (Three Bhoys restaurant): 1:15pm
  • Puckpool Park: 1:45pm
  • Arrives at Appley Beach at 2:15pm
  • Appley Beach (Three Bhoys restaurant): 3pm
  • Ryde Pier: 3:30pm
  • Appley Beach (Three Bhoys restaurant): 4pm
  • Finishes at Ryde Pier at 4:30pm

Timings are approximate and subject to change. You may also 'flag' us down between stops where it is safe to stop if there is space available.

You can secure your seat by booking in advance by clicking on the required date and time below. The 'hopper' service runs every day through the Summer unti 2nd September.

There are two return routes that the BoRo Beach Bike takes - Ryde Pier to Appley Beach and Appley Beach to Puckpool Park, and costs £5 per person for each leg, or £15 for a family of 4.

Ryde Pier to Appley Beach / Appley Beach to Ryde Pier

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If you are arriving to the Isle of Wight from Portsmouth on Wightlink's FastCat service, you can pick up the BoRo Beach Bike right outside the terminal. We then pedal down the 681 metre long Pier and turn left along the Esplanade.

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If you are arriving by Hovercraft, there is an additional pick-up point outside Ryde Superbowl in Eastern Gardens - a three-minute walk from the terminal. Look out for the surfboard sign.

We then pass by the harbour enjoying the spectaular views of the Solent, Portsmouth and Hayling Island.

The service stops at the Appley sandy Beach, right outside the Three Buoys Cafe.

The BoRo Beach Bike returns along the same route.

We leave the Pier Head at 10:45am and 12:45pm every day, and arrive at the Superbowl ten minutes later. The service takes approximately 30 minutes (depending on how fast people pedal!) and costs £5 per person one-way, and £15 for a family of four.

We return from Appley Beach to the Pier at 12:10pm, 3pm and 4pm.

Online booking is coming soon, so in the meantime you can just turn up or contact IoW@BoRoBeachBike.co.uk to secure you seat.

Appley Beach to Puckpool Park / Puckpool Park to Appley Beach

route2 puckpool appleyLeaving outside Appley Beach Cafe, we pedal east along the car-less path past the 19th Century Appley Tower before turning into Puckpool Park - home of the mortar battery tunnels, built in the 19th Century to defend the Eastern part of the Isle of Wight.
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We leave Appley Beach for Puckpool Park at 11:15am and 13:15pm every day, and return at 11:45am and 13:45pm

The service takes approximately 30 minutes (depending on how fast people pedal!) and costs £5 per person one-way, and £15 for a family of four. 

Online booking is coming soon, so in the meantime you can just turn up or contact IoW@BoRoBeachBike.co.uk to secure you seat.

Quench your thirst with our ethical canned water - made from aluminum (instead of plastic), they are recycleable and resealable! Available on the bike, just ask your driver!

We accept cash and credit cards.

You can also privately hire the BoRo Beach Bike for your group or business.

And check out our themed rides - from sunrise to fitness, business networking to afternoon tea!

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